As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)
Profession: French Existential Writer
New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most unsolved.
Author: Johnny Carson (1925)
Profession: American TV Personality, Businessman
Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. [About Paris]
Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)
Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright
A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
Author: John Ciardi (1916-1986)
Profession: American Teacher, Poet, Writer
No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.
Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)
Profession: British Critic
All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it -- an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains, or what passes through it; a point of view.
Author: Peter Conrad (1948)
Profession: Australian Critic, Author
What is a city, but the people; true the people are the city.
Author: Coriolanus III
Where the criminals cover their crimes by making them legal. [On Washington D. C.]
Author: Frank Dane
If you're not in New York, you're camping out.
Author: Thomas E. Dewey (1902-1971)
Profession: American Politician
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister
I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
Author: Michael Douglas (1944)
Profession: American Actor, Director, Producer
There are a number of things wrong with Washington. One of them is that everyone is too far from home.
Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
Profession: Thirty-fourth President of the USA
Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial.
Cities give us collision. 'Tis said, London and New York take the nonsense out of a man.
The city is recruited from the country.